Naren is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner. He has over 12 years of experience having held managerial positions at some of the most reputed professional firms like Suresh Surana & Associates (a member of RSM International, ASA & Associates (A member of NIS Global) and K C Mehta & Co. He has gained extensive experience in Assurance (Internal & Management Audit, Certification of Internal Control Framework as per Clause 49, Forensic Audit, Statutory Audit, IFRS Audit, PCAOB Audit, Internal Financial Control Reporting and Preparation of SOP) & Compliances, which he has further leveraged in providing strategic leadership and assisting clients in overcoming complex business challenges. His ability to grasp the pulse of the business and think from client’s perspective has led to them looking upto him as a think tank. Handled the assignment across various industry like Manufacturing, IT & ITes, Textile, Trading, Telecom & Network, BPO, Construction, NBFC and Service Industry. Driven by new challenges and adapting to any cultural and business environments. Areas of Expertise Risk Advisory Services Internal Financial Controls Virtual CFO Services Strategic Decision Making Statutory Audit Regulatory Compliance Corporate Advisory Services Financial Advisory Services Outsourcing – Accounting and Payroll
Head of Audit and Compliance Department, Prakash S. Shah & Co.
Jan 2015 to Nov 2016
Process Audit, Accounting Outsource, Business Advisory Services, Transaction Advisory Services, Risk Based Internal Audits, Statutory Audit, Internal Financial Controls, Virtual CFO etc.
Sr. Manager, K. C. Mehta & Co.
Jan 2014 to Jan 2015
Process Audit, Risk Based Internal Audits, Statutory Audit, Internal Financial Controls etc
Director, Independent Consultant
May 2013 to Dec 2013
Internal Audit Assignment of Baker Tilly & Singhi, Virtual CFO, Consulting Work etc.
Manager Audit, ASA & Associates
Jan 2009 to Apr 2013
Process Audit, Risk Based Internal Audits, Management Audits, Fraud Investigation, Statutory Audit, IFRS Audit and handling Various Group Auditor’s Requirements etc.
Internal Audit Manager, Suresh Surana & Associates
Mar 2006 to Dec 2008
Process Audit, Risk Based Internal Audits, Management Audits, Techno-commercial concurrent audit, SOX Compliances, Internal Control Framework as per Clause -49
Self Owner, Independent Consultant
Dec 1998 to Jan 2004
Accounting Outsourcing and Taxation
Chartered Accountants, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Dec 2000 to Oct 2005
Accountancy, Audit, Company Law and Taxation